Basque movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant basque movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful, captivating and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with basque, female nudity, murder, death, couples, sex, male nudity, mother son relationship, love and romance and terrorism plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in Spain, USA, France and other countries.
basque movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as basque: The Tree of Blood (2018), Blinded (1997), Ander (2009), Now, Forager (2012), The War Is Over (1966), The Deputy and the Congressman (1978), Under the Stars (2007), Overdose (1983), Question of Luck (1996), Ogro (1979).

List of basque movies

The Tree of Blood (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Marc and Rebeca, a young couple, travel to an old country house that used to belong to their family. Once there, they write the shared history of their roots, creating a huge family tree that harbours relationships of love, heartbreak, sex, madness, ...
Plot: mafia, russian mafia, stepfather, skinny dipping, basque, red car, spanish civil war, first kiss, cheating girlfriend, infidelity, beach, blonde ...
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Blinded (1997)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Featuring plenty of two-fisted action with romantic and political overtones, this intelligent thriller from Spanish director Daniel Calparsoro is set in the Basque region of northernmost Spain and centers on the clash between two Basque terrorists ...
Plot: terrorism, eta, runaway, murder, terrorist group, basque, son, town mayor, male female relationship, violence, sex, terrorist
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Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: gay relationship, coming out, farmer, society, forbidden love, village, dull life, power relations, family relations, gender, self discovery, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru
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Now, Forager (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test.
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: couples, family problems, disorder, lifestyle, in the woods, life turned upside down, cooking and food, ambition, restaurant, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: idealism, society, introspection, aging, rebelliousness, one more chance, mission gone awry, new wave, rebellion, coincidence, one last job, state affairs ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1965
Place: spain, europe, france, brazil, paris france ...
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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, serious, sincere
Plot: politics, murder, vandalism, militant, love triangle, hospital, gay, male prostitute, hustler, hidden camera, blackmail, politician ...
Time: 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
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Under the Stars (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Selfish, opportunistic Benito returns to his home in Navarre when he learns that his father is dying. There, he reconnects with his younger brother Lalo, a metal sculptor who is emotionally needy. Benito also develops a surprising bond with Ainara, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: youth, self discovery, homecoming, family relations, career change, family in crisis, dealing with death, down on your luck, siblings relations, make believe, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: friendship, prostitute, heroin addiction, overdose, buddies, urban, drugs/alcohol, crimes, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, spain
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Question of Luck (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Spanish neo-noir film Question of Luck Julio (Eduardo Noriega) is at a turning point in his life. His fish farm business has collapsed, and his attractive fiancee, Concha (Leire Berrocal) is pushing Julio to get married. But Julio seems ...
Style: realistic, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: older woman younger man sex, murder, betrayal, femme fatale, village, deadly, crimes, cons and scams, crime, sexual relations, manipulations, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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Ogro (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: At the close of 1973, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden; labor movements are repressed; and Basque nationalists are mercilessly hunted. The caudillo is aging, though, and the future of the régime is ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: terrorism, eta, terrorist bombing, terrorist attack, terrorist group, murder, fascism, shot to death, bomb, terrorist, revolution, explosion ...
Time: year 1978, year 1973
Place: basque country, spain, madrid
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Clandestine (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three boys escape from a youth prison in Spain, and head for the city of Madrid. Xabi and Joel, both Spanish, and an Arabic boy named Driss, quickly meet up with some eccentric people on the road. Joel, and the very cute and lovable Driss have no ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, bomb, eta, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, crime, criminal heroes, curses spells and rituals, confined, crimes, love affair, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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For 80 Days (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: elderly lovers, friendship, hospital, farm, elderly, road not taken, golden years, introspection, aging, gender, reunion, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, spain
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Cows (1992)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A film set in the Basque region, beginning in the Carlist war of 1875 and ending during the Spanish Civil war of 1936. The film portrays how one single act of cowardice shapes the life of the next three generations of two families and fuels the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: civil war, cow, uninhibited rivalry, dealing with death, hopes, battles, human nature, survival, family problems, death in the family, political unrest, haunted by the past ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, 1930s
Place: basque country
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Foreign Land (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a young Brazilian decides to leave his country and travel to her native land. In a foreign land, he finds love and danger.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: on the run, social differences, gang, crimes, gangsters, interracial relations, crime, love and romance, romance, espionage, against the odds, couples ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: brazil, spain, latin america, europe, sao paulo brazil ...
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The Jackal (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Hired by a powerful member of the Russian mafia to avenge an FBI sting that left his brother dead, the perfectionist Jackal proves an elusive target for the men charged with the task of bringing him down: a deputy FBI boss and a former IRA terrorist.
Style: cynical, suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination attempt, chase, fbi, trap, kgb, cold war, vengeance, hidden identity, danger, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, washington d.c., helsinki finland, u.s. capitol building, moscow russia ...
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Room in Rome (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A hotel room in the center of Rome serves as the setting for two young and recently acquainted women to have a physical adventure that touches their very souls.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, serious, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbian, sexual relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, couples, lesbianism, hotel, intimacy, gender, hotel room ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, renaissance
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Plot: scientist, shepherd, exploitation, gypsy, assassination, avalanche, female nudity, train, ss officer, ss, pursuit, basque ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
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Red Lights (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cross-country trip turns out to be a nightmare for a troubled couple.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: family problems, crimes, danger, couples, crumbling marriage, hitchhiker, traffic jam, murder, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, divorce, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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Broken Trail (2006)
Genre: Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 184 min.
Story: Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an aging cowboy and his nephew who transport 500 horses ...
Style: epic, captivating, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: cowboy, prostitute, nephew, corral, widow, brothel, old west, gang, confrontation, child abuse, abandoned, protector ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, usa, oregon
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The White Dove (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a Spanish Drama-Romance starring Antonio Banderas
Plot: incest, terrorism, flamenco, eta, bar, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, incest rape, political activist, male female relationship, death of daughter, explosion ...
Place: spain
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Behold a Pale Horse (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Manuel Artiguez, a famous bandit during the Spanish civil war, has lived in French exile for 20 years. When his mother is dying he considers visiting her secretly in his Spanish home town. But his biggest enemy, the Spanish police officer Vinolas, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: hospital, chase, spanish civil war, battles, haunted by the past, revolution, military, rivalry, snitch, heroes, political unrest, whistleblower ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, spain
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The Red Squirrel (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jota is about to commit suicide. As he fighting against himself, trying to jump off a bridge, a girl riding a motorcycle falls off the bridge. He runs to help her, and goes with her to the hospital. She has forgotten even what her name is, and he ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: amnesia, lie, motorcycle, mistaken identity, camp, under the surface, hospital, memory loss, haunted by the past, dishonesty, disorder, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance. A story of circular lives, with circular names, and a circular place (Círculo polar) where the day never ends in the ...
Style: clever, realistic, sentimental, touching, tense ...
Plot: coincidence, destiny, coming of age, pilot, snow, romance, young lovers, human nature, step siblings, friends, youth, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: scandinavia, australia, finland, spain
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: epic, tense, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: gold, expedition, legends and myths, obsession, treasure hunt, starvation, slavery, monk, treason, jungle, amazon, amazon river ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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Michael's Death (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Opening at the funeral mass for Mikel, we flashback to those that played a part in Mikel's life and death; his estranged wife, his traditional Basque mother, a female impersonator and friend to Mikel in his coming out, and even the local priest.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: funeral, unsupportive spouse, friends, family relations, transvestism, domestic disturbance, crumbling marriage, gays and lesbians, clergy, estrangement, gender, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, basque country, europe
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